Explore the network of laneways and arcades, including the Victorian-era Royal Arcade.
Visit the Nicholas Building, an early 20th-century building with vintage clothes shops and an art deco interior.
Wander a park or have a picnic. Lots of options: Carlton Gardens, Fitzroy Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens, Birrarung Marr…
Visit the Shrine of Remembrance. Head up to the balcony for a view of the city skyline.
Ride a heritage tram on the City Circle route.
Visit Melbourne Zoo, see the St Kilda penguins after sunset, and see Aussie wildlife in Healesville Sanctuary (an hour’s drive from the city).
See the constantly changing street art in Hosier Lane.
Visit the NGV, Australia’s oldest art museum.
Baked goods and sweet things: